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Join the Greater NY Spartans for a private tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Highlights: An Introduction to the Met’s Collection. Take a journey around the world, experiencing highlights of the Museum’s vast collections of master paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from ancient times to the present.

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A dozen and a half Spartans, family and friends enjoyed a Saturday afternoon on a private tour of the European Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We were led by docent Jo Kirsch, one of the museum’s most prominent guides.

Our group viewed some of the more famous art masterpieces of the 13th to 18th Centuries.

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MSU Opening Doors – Met Opera Tour

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SOLD OUT: MSU Opening Doors

The Metropolitan Opera House

Backstage Tour

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Join fellow NYC area Spartans on a backstage tour of the Metropolitan Opera House.

Go behind the scenes of the world’s greatest opera house with the world’s largest stage to see the Met as never seen before.

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In an extraordinary display of virtuosity, the Michigan State University Wind Symphony dazzled a nearly sold-out Carnegie Hall for its February 22 appearance. The program of contemporary music featured John Corigliano’s peripatatic Eighth Symphony, “Circus Maximus, ” a performance that showcased the ensemble’s entire range of musical talent.

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MSU Wind Symphony to Play Carnegie Hall

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Michigan State University invites you to be part of the celebration when the MSU College of Music takes the stage at the world’s most famous concert hall.

MSU Wind Symphony
Kevin Sedatole, conductor
Perelman Stage, Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall

Presented by the MSU College of Music

Concert Program

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Author Alumna To Host Poetry Event

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Author Gina Inzunza visits Bank Street Bookstore for a poetry event based on her book, Inside Voices at the Girl Aquarium.

Inside Voices at the Girl Aquarium is a fictional account of a group of high school girls in a writing workshop, who use poetry to explore issues like love, loss, abuse and identity.

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Etienne Charles 

MSU College of Music’s Etienne Charles to Perform in NYC

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Jazz artist and Michigan State University College of Music Associate Professor, Etienne Charles, will be bringing the heart of Creole Jazz to the stage on Friday, November 8th at 7:30pm and 10:00pm at SubCulture in NYC. Mr. Charles’ fourth album, “‘Creole Soul’, connects many musical elements: folk, jazz, calypso, reggae, Haitian Vodou music and many others,” said Charles, who is a member of MSU Professors of Jazz.

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College of Music Dean James Forger, Honens Laureate Minsoo Sohn, and MSU Alumni Club of Greater NY President Greg Hauser. 




Minsoo Sohn sparkled.

The Assistant Professor of Music at MSU delighted a sell-out audience at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall on Saturday evening, October 6th with a piano recital that featured virtuoso performances of works from the 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries.

Exhibiting an “intellectual sensitivity” at the keyboard, Mr.

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MSU's Minsoo Sohn to play Carnegie Hall 




Minsoo Sohn is on the faculty of the MSU College of Music and 2006 Prize Laureate of Canada’s prestigious Honens International Piano Competition.

Mr. Sohn has been described by The Boston Globe as an artist, a man who will create a life in music, find listeners, and reward them.

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MSU Alumni perform Arts or Crafts in New York City 




Formed by three MSU alumni, Definitions Theatre Company will be producing Arts or Crafts by Rob Roznowski (MSU’s Head of Acting).

The play is a limited engagement running May 31 through June 3 at The Players Theatre in the West Village. Seven of the show’s cast members are MSU alumni, as well as Mr.

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